Artist database

This is the Artist Database of BMC, which includes information about composers, musicians, orchestras, choirs and groups that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary, as well as information about releases recorded with them.

Ács Ákos


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He was born in 1969 in Tatabánya, Hungary, where he took his first lessons of music. Having completed his studies at the Béla Bartók Music Conservatory, he obtained his diploma in 1992 at the Franz Liszt Music Academy where his teacher was Tibor Dittrich. In the same year he obtained a scholarship from the Budapest Festival Orchestra. A year later he became regular member of the BFO. Since 1999 he has been leader of the clarinet section. Mr.Ács is also active as a chamber musician and has been the soloist of several symphonic concerts of the BFO. In February, 2001, under the baton of Gérard Korsten, he played Carl Stamitz's "Darmstadt" clarinet concerto, in March 2005 under the baton of Hugh Wolff Mozart's clarinet concerto. He was the soloist of the CD of the BFO released by the Channel Classics label in 2008, playing the 2nd movement of Weber's Clarinet Concerto in F minor.